slouch behind

slouch behind something

to remain behind something, slouching with depression, fear, or the intent of not being observed. Jim slouched behind a chair where no one could see him. A weary clerk slouched behind the counter, wanting a nap more than anything else.
See also: behind, slouch
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This weekend's biggest premiereaunless you're somehow super jazzed about seeing "Here Comes the Boom" or "Sinister"ais "Argo," a stylized spy thriller starring--and directed by--Ben Affleck who, if you've seen "The Town" or "Gone Baby Gone", you know is no slouch behind the camera.
Just a day after completing that feat, Davies took a timely opportunity to prove he's no slouch behind the timbers either.
But the bubbly housewife, from Nelson, says she's no slouch behind the wheel - it only took her so long because family problems kept getting in the way.
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He's no slouch behind the decks, having rocked the Arches already this summer so this should be a great night.
It's much taller now, making it an option for six-footers, who used to have to slouch behind the wheel.